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CITES CoP18 will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in May 2019

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European Union invests 30 million Euro to counter the illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife in Southern, Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean

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World’s wildlife trade regulator focused on front-line action. Pangolins, whales, elephants, precious timber on the priority list for 2018.

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Indian law enforcement operation seizes 16,000 tortoises and turtles and arrests 55 - gets recognized by CITES Secretary-General Certificate of Commendation

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Fight against wildlife crime gets a USD20 million boost

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Fight against wildlife crime gets a USD20 million boost

 

Secretary-General's opening remarks at the Sixty-ninth meeting of the Standing Committee, Geneva, Switzerland

Sixty-ninth meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

Geneva, Switzerland, 27 November 2017

Opening remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary General

CITES annual meeting to tackle pressing wildlife issues and assess compliance with international commitments – elephants, musical instruments, pangolins, “scientific whaling” and more on week long agenda

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100 days until UN World Wildlife Day 2018

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CITES Secretary General's intervention at the Annual General Meeting and Open Forum of International Fragrance Association (IFRA), Barcelona, Spain

Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

Annual General Meeting and Open Forum of International Fragrance Association (IFRA)

‘The Role of Science in a Post Truth, Fake News World’

‘CITES and International Agreements: Opportunities and Challenges for Business’

Majestic Hotel, Barcelona, 6-10 November 2017

Links between corruption and wildlife crime highlighted at UN anti-corruption conference

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